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New York Lawmakers Propose 'State Citizenship' for the Undocumented

New York Lawmakers Propose ‘State Citizenship’ for the Undocumented

by Julianne Hing on June 17 2014, 12:38PM

States go their own way on immigration, even with long shot bills.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Sacramento Airport Bans Billboard Pushing Healthcare for the Undocumented

Sacramento Airport Bans Billboard Pushing Healthcare for the Undocumented

by Julianne Hing on June 13 2014, 3:47PM

Healthcare for undocumented immigrants in California is too controversial for the Sacramento Airport to handle.

Topics: Immigration, Media, /NOW

Active Military Post Prepares to Detain Immigrant Children

Active Military Post Prepares to Detain Immigrant Children

by Aura Bogado on June 12 2014, 3:30PM

The children are mostly from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Supreme Court Sends Young Visa Seekers to Back of a Very Long Line

Supreme Court Sends Young Visa Seekers to Back of a Very Long Line

by Aura Bogado on June 10 2014, 11:45AM

The high court sides with the Obama administration, making an already long process even longer.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Why Are So Many Unaccompanied Minors Fleeing Central America for the U.S.?

Why Are So Many Unaccompanied Minors Fleeing Central America for the U.S.?

by Julianne Hing on June 6 2014, 4:06PM

Three of the prevailing theories as to why some 47,000 unaccompanied youth have arriving from Latin America since November.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Detainees Work for a Dollar a Day

Immigrant Detainees Work for a Dollar a Day

by Aura Bogado on May 27 2014, 12:41PM

Hard work, low pay and threats of solitary confinement

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Thinking of Formally Complaining to U.S. Border Patrol?

Thinking of Formally Complaining to U.S. Border Patrol?

by Carla Murphy on May 8 2014, 3:00PM

New report says nothing happens when you do

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Asylum Seekers Demand Release from El Paso Detention

Asylum Seekers Demand Release from El Paso Detention

by Aura Bogado on May 8 2014, 7:00AM

Even after establishing credible fear, detainees remain in custody.

Topics: Immigration

Jose Antonio Vargas Opens Up About 'Documented'

Jose Antonio Vargas Opens Up About ‘Documented’

by Aura Bogado on May 6 2014, 7:00AM

The journalist discusses American nationalism, Right Wing haters and his difficult relationship with his mom.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration

Florida Passes In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

Florida Passes In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

by Aura Bogado on May 2 2014, 12:51PM

It’s the 21st state to do so.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Rinku Sen: Old Economic Policies Shape Today's Migration Tragedies

Rinku Sen: Old Economic Policies Shape Today’s Migration Tragedies

by Rinku Sen on May 1 2014, 7:00AM

What’s so frustrating about our immigration policy debate is that we hold it as though it is domestic policy only, as though it has no relationship to U.S. foreign policy and global economic behavior.

Topics: Immigration, Movement

Is Immigration Reform Undermining Latino Civil Rights?

Is Immigration Reform Undermining Latino Civil Rights?

by Carla Murphy on April 30 2014, 10:01AM

One veteran of Latino politics wants to talk about it

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

DREAMer Leaves U.S. by Choice, Ends Up at Harvard

DREAMer Leaves U.S. by Choice, Ends Up at Harvard

by Aura Bogado on April 24 2014, 7:00AM

Berenice Villegas left because the U.S. didn’t want her—but was then welcomed back.

Topics: Immigration

Video: Immigration Policy Harms U.S. Citizens, Too

Video: Immigration Policy Harms U.S. Citizens, Too

by Aura Bogado on April 18 2014, 10:59AM

The citizen son of undocumented immigrants explains what’s at stake for mixed-status families.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Risking Arrest for Her Mom

Risking Arrest for Her Mom

by Carla Murphy on April 11 2014, 3:47PM

Despite opposition, one Latina keeps pushing for immigration reform

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Hunger Striking at the White House

Hunger Striking at the White House

by Aura Bogado on April 8 2014, 4:19PM

The strike against immigrant detentions and deportations will continue indefinitely.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Undocumented Activists Seek Meeting with Obama

Undocumented Activists Seek Meeting with Obama

by Aura Bogado on March 26 2014, 10:57AM

Many remain skeptical that immigration enforcement will change.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Undocumented Immigrants Block Alabama Detention Center

Undocumented Immigrants Block Alabama Detention Center

by Aura Bogado on March 24 2014, 4:32PM

The seven were arrested.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Detainees Enter Third Week of Hunger Strike

Immigrant Detainees Enter Third Week of Hunger Strike

by Aura Bogado on March 20 2014, 7:00AM

Detainees in Texas are now joining those in Washington hunger striking for justice.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration

Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done 'More Humanely'

Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done ‘More Humanely’

by Aura Bogado on March 14 2014, 12:22PM

The president orders a review. Is that enough?

Topics: Deportation, Immigration, /NOW